Simone de Beauvoir Quotes
What an odd thing a diary is: the things you omit are more important than those you put in.
Simone de Beauvoir
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It's important that Donald Trump and what he represents - this kind of ethnic, quote, 'conservatism,' or populism - be so decisively rebuked that the Republican Party, the Republican voters will forever learn their lesson that they cannot nominate a man so manifestly unqualified to be president in any way, shape, or form.
I was the class clown so I was used to performing and fooling around in front of my friends.
Well, I mean, I'm very much a pragmatic person.
People who are in a fortunate position always attribute virtue to what makes them so happy.
John Kenneth Galbraith
It's nice to sort of walk in and at least create the illusion that you are, or your character is, a well-rounded human being, a complete person. Especially when you're playing these impressive, high-functioning professionals. You feel like you have to come in sort of guns blazing.
Nationally, overwhelmingly non-white schools receive $1,000 less per pupil than overwhelmingly white schools.
Being in love, she concluded, is simply a presentation of our pasts to another individual, mostly packages so unwieldy that we can no longer manage the loosened strings alone.
My view is pensioners don't have the one option that people of working age have. They can't really increase their income, because they are no longer able to work.
Iain Duncan Smith
Movies are really hard to make. You put a lot of work into them, and you want people to see them.
We don't take anything when we pass away, and we need to do with the sense of responsibility.
Real biologists who actually do the research will tell you that they almost never find a phenomenon, no matter how odd or irrelevant it looks when they first see it, that doesn't prove to serve a function. The outcome itself may be due to small accidents of evolution.
E. O. Wilson
While there is a chance of the world getting through its troubles, I hold that a reasonable man has to behave as though he were sure of it. If at the end your cheerfulness in not justified, at any rate you will have been cheerful.
H. G. Wells